Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coin
The 2009 Margaret Taylor Gold Coin marked the fifth and final release for the year for the First Spouse Gold Coin series. It was the thirteenth release for the series overall. She served as the First Lady from 1849-1850 during the Presidency of her husband Zachary Taylor.
The obverse of the coin features a portrait of Margaret Taylor with the required inscriptions of the series. The reverse features a depiction of Margaret Taylor bandaging a wounded soldier during the Seminole War. Before her husband's Presidency, she had followed him into many hardship outposts.
The obverse of the coin was designed by Phebe Hemphill and sculpted by Charles Vickers. The reverse of the coin was designed by Mary Beth Zeiz and sculpted by Jim Licaretz.
The Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins were released by the United States Mint on December 3, 2009. At the conclusion of the offering, the US Mint had recorded sales of 3,430 uncirculated coins and 4,787 proofs.
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